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李國銘助理教授 Dr. Kuo-Ming Lee

Phone: 886-3-2118800 ext.3727

Fax: 886-3-2118700

E-mail: g39002007@mail.cgu.edu.tw


Ph.D. Institute of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University.

M.S., Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Life Science, National Yang-Ming University.

B.S., Department of Life Sciences, National Tsing Hua University.

Research experience

Feb. 2021-present

Assistant Professor, Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, Chang Gung University.

Aug. 2017-Jan. 2021

Assistant Research Fellow, Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, Chang Gung University.

Aug. 2015-Jul. 2017

Postdoctoral fellow, Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, Chang Gung University

Aug. 2010-Jul. 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica

Research interests

  1. Study of the host-virus interactions of RNA viruses including enterovirus, influenza virus and coronavirus.
  2. Identification of undefined pathogens of patients with infections of unknown etiology.
  3. Investigation of the viral mRNP-remodeling during the viral replication cycle.
  4. Characterization of the transcription/replication-coupled RNA processing and the mechanism of RNA surveillance.

Technical skills

  1. Biological chemistry and molecular biology
  2. Cell biology
  3. Techniques in epidemiology and molecular virology


  1. National Science Council undergraduate monographic study support (NSC 89-2815-C-001-032R-B), 2000.
  2. 2010 First Research Competition (Travel Award for International Conference) of Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica.
  3. 2013 First Research Competition (Travel Award for International Conference) of Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica.
  4. Poster presentation award at the 2014 Academia Sinica Mini Symposium on RNA Biology, Academia Sinica.

Publications (* corresponding): https://scholar.google.com.tw/citations?user=oBcQRd8AAAAJ&hl=zh-TW

  1. Sheng-Yu Huang, Yu-An Kung, Peng-Nien Huang, Sheng-Yun Chang, Yu-Nong Gong, Yi-Ju Han, Huan-Jung Chiang, Kuan-Ting Liu, Kuo-Ming Lee, Chia-Yu Chang, Chia-Ching Chang, Chung-Guei Huang, Shin-Ru Shih* (2021 Mar). Stability of SARS-CoV-2 Spike G614 Variant Surpasses That of the D614 Variant after Cold Storage. mSphere, 6(2), e00104-21 (SCIE: 4.282, 33/136, Microbiology).
  2. Yu-Nong Gong, Kuo-Chien Tsao, Mei-Jen Hsiao, Chung-Guei Huang, Peng-Nien Huang, Po-Wei Huang, Kuo-Ming Lee, Yi-Chun Liu, Shu-Li Yang, Rei-Lin Kuo, Kuan-Fu Chen, Yen-Chin Liu, Sheng-Yu Huang, Hsing-I Huang, Ming-Tsan Liu, Ji-Rong Yang, Cheng-Hsun Chiu, Cheng-Ta Yang, Guang-Wu Chen, Shin-Ru Shih* (2020 Dec). SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance in Taiwan revealed novel ORF8-deletion mutant and clade possibly associated with infections in Middle East. Emerging Microbes & Infections, 9(1), 1457-1466 (SCIE: 5.776, 21/136, Microbiology).
  3. Chung-Guei Huang#, Kuo-Ming Lee#, Mei-Jen Hsiao, Shu-Li Yang, Peng-Nien Huang, Yu-Nong Gong, Tzu-Hsuan Hsieh, Po-Wei Huang, Ya-Jhu Lin, Yi-Chun Liu, Kuo-Chien Tsao, Shin-Ru Shih* (2020, Jul). Culture-Based Virus Isolation To Evaluate Potential Infectivity of Clinical Specimens Tested for COVID-19. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 58(8), e01068-20 (SCIE: 5.897, 20/136, Microbiology). # equal contribution.
  4. Bo-Shiun Chen, Hou-Chen Lee, Kuo-Ming Lee, Yu-Nong Gong and Shin-Ru Shih* (2020, Feb). Enterovirus and Encephalitis. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 261 (SCIE: 4.236, 34/136, Microbiology).
  5. Kuo-Ming Lee, Chih-Ching Wu, Shang-En Wu, Ya-Han Lin, Li-Ting Wang, Chun-Ru Chang, Peng-Nien Huang, Shin-Ru Shih, Rei-Lin Kuo* (2020, Apr). The RNA-dependent RNA polymerase of enterovirus A71 associates with ribosomal proteins and positively regulates protein translation. RNA Biology, 17(4), 608-622 (SCIE: 5.350, 48/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).
  6. Kuo-Ming Lee, Yu-Nong Gong, Shin-Ru Shih* (2020, Nov). Methods for detection and study of virus-derived small RNAs produced from the intramolecular base-pairing region of the picornavirus genome. Methods, 183,4-12 (SCIE: 3.812, 17/77, Biochemical Research Methods).
  7. Tzu-Wei Chuang, Chia-Chen Lu, Chun-Hao Su, Pei-Yu Wu, Sarasvathi Easwvaran, Chi-Chieh Lee, Hung-Che Kuo, Kuan-Yang Hung, Kuo-Ming Lee, Ching-Yen Tsai, Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2019, Mar). The RNA Processing Factor Y14 Participates in DNA Damage Response and Repair. iScience, 13, 402-415 (SCIE: 4.447, 15/71, Multidisciplinary Sciences).
  8. Andrew Woodman*, Kuo-Ming Lee, Richard Janissen, Yu-Nong Gong, Nynke H. Dekker, Shin-Ru Shih, Craig E. Cameron* (2019, Feb). Predicting Intraserotypic Recombination in Enterovirus 71. Journal of Virology, 93(4), e02057-18 (SCIE: 4.501, 8/37, Virology).
  9. Kuo-Ming Lee, Yu-Nong Gong, Tzu-Hsuan Hsieh, Andrew Woodman, Nynke H. Dekker, Craig E. Cameron, Shin-Ru Shih* (2018, Jun). Discovery of Enterovirus A71-like nonstructural genomes in recent circulating viruses of the Enterovirus A species. Emerging Microbes & Infections, 7(1),111 (SCIE: 5.776, 21/136, Microbiology).
  10. Kuo-Ming Lee, Chi-Jene Chen, and Shin-Ru Shih* (2017, Jul). Regulation Mechanisms of Viral IRES-Driven Translation. Trends in Microbiology, 25(7), 546-561 (SCIE: 13.546 , 8/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).
  11. Chuan-Tien Hung, Yu-An Kung, Mei-Ling Li, Gary Brewer, Kuo-Ming Lee, Shih-Tung Liu*, and Shin-Ru Shih* (2016, Oct). Additive Promotion of Viral Internal Ribosome Entry Site-Mediated Translation by Far Upstream Element-Binding Protein 1 and an Enterovirus 71-Induced Cleavage Product. PLoS Pathogen, 12(10), e1005959 (SCIE: 6.218, 3/37, Virology).
  12. Rei-Lin Kuo*, Zong-Hua Li, Li-Hsin Li, Kuo-Ming Lee, Ee-Hong Tam, Helene M. Liu, Hao-Ping Liu, Shin-Ru Shih, and Chih-Ching Wu* (2016, May). Interactome Analysis of the NS1 Protein Encoded by Influenza A H1N1 Virus Reveals a Positive Regulatory Role of Host Protein PRP19 in Viral Replication. Journal of Proteome Research, 15(5),1639-48 (SCIE: 4.074, 12/77, Biochemical research methods).
  13. Tzu-Wei Chuang, Kuo-Ming Lee, Yuan-Chao Lou, Chia-Chen Lu and Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2016, Apr). A Point Mutation in the Exon Junction Complex Factor Y14 Disrupts Its Function in mRNA Cap Binding and Translation Enhancement. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291(16), 8565-74 (SCIE: 4.238, 87/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).
  14. Tzu-Wei Chuang#, Kou-Ming Lee#, and Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2015, Apr). Function and Pathological Implications of Exon Junction Complex Factor Y14. Biomolecules, 5(2), 343-55 (SCIE: 4.082, 98/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology). # equal contribution.
  15. Kuo-Ming Lee and Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2014, Nov). TRAP150 activates splicing in composite terminal exons. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(20),12822-32 (SCIE: 11.502, 15/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).
  16. Kuo-Ming Lee and Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2013, Mar). Coupling pre-mRNA processing to transcription on the RNA factory assembly line. RNA Biology, 10(3), 380-90 (SCIE: 5.350, 48/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).
  17. Tzu-Wei Chuang, Wei-Lun Chang, Kuo-Ming Lee, and Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2013, Jan). The RNA-binding protein Y14 inhibits mRNA decapping and modulates processing body formation. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 24(1), 1-13 (SCIE: 3.791, 89/195, Cell Biology).
  18. Kuo-Ming Lee, Ia-Wen Hsu and Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2010, Jun). TRAP150 activates pre-mRNA splicing and promotes nuclear mRNA degradation. Nucleic Acids Research, 38(10), 3340-50 (SCIE: 11.502, 15/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).
  19. Yi-Tzang Tsai, Chen-I Lin, Hung-Kai Chen, Kuo-Ming Lee, Chia-Yi Hsu, Shun-Jen Yang, and Ning-Hsing Yeh* (2008, Jul). Chromatin tethering effects of hNopp140 are involved in the spatial organization of nucleolus and the rRNA gene transcription. Journal of Biomedical Science, 15(4), 471-86 (SCIE: 5.762, 17/139, Medicine, Research, & Experimental).
  20. Wen-Cheng Chang, Yung-Chia Chen, Kuo-Ming Lee and Woan-Yuh Tarn* (2007, Mar). Alternative splicing and bioinformatic analysis of human U12-type introns. Nucleic Acids Research, 35(6), 1833-41 (SCIE: 11.502, 15/297, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).

Database (* corresponding)

Lee, K.-M., Tarn, W.-Y.* (2012) THRAP3/TRAP150 in Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology (a structured review).

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